Amber Colton

Number2
ClassJr.
PositionP
Height5-7
HometownFort Collins, Colo.
Prev. SchoolLoveland, HS
Bats/ThrowsR/R

Statistics

Batting Statistics
Season     AVG  GP-GS    AB   R   H  2B  3B  HR RBI   TB  SLG%  BB HBP  SO GDP   OB%  SF  SH  SB-ATT   PO   A   E  FLD% 
2005      .333   6-3      9   1   3   1   0   1   4    7  .778   0   0   1   0  .333   0   0   0-1      2  32   4  .895
2004      .300  35-27    10   3   3   0   0   0   1    3  .300   1   0   2   0  .364   0   0   0-0     11  60   4  .947
2003      .225  29-26    80   8  18   2   2   0  12   24  .300   6   0   8   0  .279   0   2   0-3     10  22   1  .970
2002      .305  42-41   105   9  32   4   0   0  11   36  .343   4   0   5   0  .327   1   2   3-3     26  29   3  .948

Pitching Statistics
Season    ERA   W-L   APP  GS  CG SHO/CBO SV    IP   H   R  ER  BB  SO  2B  3B  HR   AB B/Avg   WP HBP  BK  SFA SHA
2005     2.86  19-3    28  22  13   4/0    0 137.0 125  71  56  55 130  14   2  16  527  .237    9   9   0    4  11
2004     2.40  21-7    35  27  22   3/1    3 189.1 166  93  65  65 182  21   3  17  724  .229   28  14   0    2  14
2003     2.60   8-8    24  20   7   1/2    0  99.2  81  46  37  36  89  12   2  11  373  .217    8   7   0    2   9
2002     2.59  10-10   25  21  15   1/0    1 146.0 146  77  54  46 146  21   5  10  571  .256   10   7   0    2  17

Fielding Statistics
Season      C   PO   A   E   FLD%  DPs  SBA CSB   SBA%   PB  CI
2005       38    2  32   4   .895    1    8   4   .667    0   0
2004       75   11  60   4   .947    2   17   9   .654    0   0
2003       33   10  22   1   .970    0    7  11   .389    0   0
2002       58   26  29   3   .948    1   14   7   .667    0   0

Notes:

2004:Was named the RMAC Tournament's Most Valuable Pitcher ... Was named All-RMAC first team ... Was also named to the South Central Region All-Tournament team ... Was unbelievable in the regional tournament posting a 0.48 ERA and 34 strikeouts in her 29 innings of work ... Finished the year 21-7 record and a 2.40 ERA ... Led the conference in strikeouts with 182 ... Opponents hit just .229 against ... Also saved three games, third best in the RMAC ... Struck out eight while giving up just one run at Fort Hays State on Feb 28 ... Threw seven shutout innings with nine strikeouts in the Mountain Lions 12-0 win over Adams State on Mar 6 ... Gave up three hits and a run in a win at Colorado Mines on May 20 ... Gave up two runs and struck out seven in a 6-2 over Nebraska-Kearney ... Struck out a season-high 10 vs. fort Lewis on Apr 17 ... Hit .300 (3-for-10) in limited action at the plate ... Scored three runs and had an RBI.

2003: Became the career leader in strikeouts at CU-Colorado Springs, striking out 89 batters in 2003, giving her 235 for her career ... Was named second-team All-RMAC ... Was also recognized for her work in the classroom, earning academic All-American and academic All-RMAC honors ... Made 20 starts, posting an 8-8 record ...Her 2.60 ERA was the best on the team and ranked 11th in the RMAC ... Opponents hit just .217 off of her, the second lowest opponent batting average in the conference ... Hit .225 at the plate and drove in twelve runs ... Pitched nine shutout innings and had a career high 12 strikeouts in 1-0 win over Colorado Mines on Mar. 8 ... Drove in two runs against Northern Colorado on Apr 16 ... Went 2-for-3 with an RBI against Nebraska-Kearney on Mar 16 ... Pitched a complete-game five hitter and struck out 10 against New Mexico Highlands to lead the Mountain Lions to their first ever RMAC Tournament win on May 2.

2002: Set the single-season school record for strikeouts with 146 ... Her strikeout total ranked fifth in the RMAC, and her strikeout per game average of 7.0 was second best in the conference ... Finished the year 10-10-1 overall with a 2.59 ERA that ranked seventh in the RMAC ... Held opponents to a .256 batting average ... Ranked second on the team in hitting with a .305 average ... She drove in 11 runs and was a perfect 3-for-3 on stolen bases ... Struck out only five times 112 plate appearances ... Threw a complete-game seven hitter, with eight strikeouts, in a 9-1 win over Adams State on 3/4/02 ... Pitched all eight innings giving up two runs and striking out ten in a 5-2 win at Colorado Mines on 3/9/02 ... Went 2-for-3 with an RBI double against Mesa State on 3/9/02 ... On 4/6/02 she pitch an 11 inning complete game shutout, in a 1-0 win over New Mexico Highlands, striking out 12 ... On the very next day she threw a complete game five-hitter in which she struck on nine against NMHU in a 5-1 win ... Went 3-for-3 from the plate with an RBI and a run scored against Fort Lewis on 4/20/01 ... Picked up her tenth win of the year in the season's final game, giving up one run over seven innings, and went 2-for-2 from the plate, in a 2-1 win of Nebraska Kearney on 4/28/02 ... Begins the 2003 season with a seven-game hitting streak ... Amber hit .288 with 1 HR and 9 RBI during the fall.

Pre UCCS Notes:

Before CU-Colorado Springs: Four-year letter winner in softball, one each in basketball and soccer ... All-state in softball ... Named to Who's Who Among American High School Students ... Led her high school team to a second-place finish in state her final two years.

Personal Notes:

Personal: Is majoring in Chemistry....Has one sister, Heather ... Enjoys playing most sports, cooking, and playing Tetris ...Parents are Kim and Dennis Colton .... Born on November 15, 1982.

Stories featuring Amber Colton

April 26, 2011Smith Named RMAC Pitcher of the WeekIt took five years and 20 days, but the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs has a Rocky Mountain Athletic Pitcher of the Week again. The conference announced Tuesday that UCCS junior Becca Smith received the honor.
November 14, 2007Mountain Lions Sign Five to National Letters of IntentUniversity of Colorado at Colorado Springs softball coach Scott Peterson announced the signing of five players to national letters of intent on Wednesday.
April 6, 2006Ritchie Gets Third Pitcher of the Week AwardAmanda Ritchie of the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs was named the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference pitcher of the week for the third time this season, the conference announced Thursday.
March 23, 2006Ritchie Named Pitcher of the WeekUniversity of Colorado at Colorado Springs pitcher Amanda Ritchie was named the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference pitcher of the week, the conference announced Thursday.
March 4, 2006Ritchie Snaps Strikeout Record in SweepAmanda Ritchie struck out a school-record 14 batters to help the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs improve to 6-0 with a 7-5, 12-4 sweep of the Fort Hays State Tigers Saturday at Hays, Kan.
March 3, 2006Mountain Lions Earn Double HonorUniversity of Colorado at Colorado Springs softball players Brittni Carlson and Amanda Ritchie were named the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference's softball player and pitcher of the week, the conference announced Friday.
January 29, 20062006 Softball PreviewHaving lost seven seniors, including four All-Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference performers and the reigning NCAA home run record holder, many expect the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs softball team to take a step backward in 2006. That notion brings a smile, or maybe more of a smirk, to Mountain Lions' coach Scott Peterson's face.
May 9, 2005Krebs, Colton named RMAC Player and Pitcher of the yearUniversity of Colorado at Colorado Springs seniors Crystal Krebs and Amber Colton were named the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference's Player and Pitcher of the Year, the conference announced Tuesday.
May 7, 2005Loss in RMAC title game ends seasonA season of promise ended Saturday as the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs softball team was eliminated from the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference Tournament.
May 6, 2005Berg's clutch hit lifts LionsCharlene Berg belted a two-run, game-winning double to left center in the bottom of the seventh inning to lift the lethargic University of Colorado at Colorado Springs Mountain Lions to a 4-3 victory over Nebraska-Kearney in the second round of the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference Tournament Friday.
May 6, 2005Familiar challenge faces Mountain LionsWell, this looks familiar.
May 1, 2005Split with Highlands ends regular seasonThe University of Colorado at Colorado Springs concluded its regular-season schedule Sunday with a doubleheader split against the New Mexico Highlands Cowgirls at Las Vegas, N.M. The Mountain Lions won the first game 11-4 and lost the nightcap 7-1.
April 30, 2005Split guarantees UCCS second placeThe Mountain Lions are now officially backed into the win-the-conference-tournament-or-else corner.
April 23, 2005Top, bottom of order shine in sweep of Fort LewisKara Rainey and Brianna Workman had six hits each and Charlene Berg belted two home runs to lift the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs to a doubleheader sweep of the Fort Lewis Skyhawks Saturday at Aspen Field. The Mountain Lions were pushed to extra innings in the opener, taking nine innings to win 4-2. They won the nightcap 8-1.
April 17, 2005Regis sweeps UCCS Sunday, salvages series splitDuring the 2005 season, there have been good Mountain Lions and bad Mountain Lions. Sunday, the bad Mountain Lions made an appearance.
April 16, 2005Krebs Breaks Record in Sweep of RegisCrystal Krebs hit three home runs to break the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs single-season school record and lead the Mountain Lions to a 10-2, 6-5 sweep of the Regis Rangers in Saturday's doubleheader at Mountain Lion Field.
April 14, 2005Sweep Puts UCCS in Second PlaceThe University of Colorado at Colorado Springs vaulted into second place in the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference with a sweep of the Colorado State-Pueblo Thunderwolves Wednesday at Rawlings Sports Complex.
April 9, 2005Krebs' Memorable Blasts Complete Mines SweepKrebs hit a pair of memorable home runs – her nation-leading 16th and 17th of the season – and the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs got two more strong pitching performances as the Mountain Lions defeated Colorado School of Mines 3-0 and 9-1 to complete a four-game sweep of the Orediggers.
April 8, 2005Pool No-Hitter Highlights UCCS SweepFor much of the past two seasons, University of Colorado at Colorado Springs pitchers Brenna Pool and Amber Colton have played a friendly game of anything-you-can-do-I-can-do. On Sunday, Colton upped the ante by throwing a no-hitter at Nebraska-Kearney.
April 6, 2005Colton Named Pitcher of the WeekUniversity of Colorado at Colorado Springs right-hander Amber Colton was named the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference Pitcher of the Week, the conference announced Wednesday.
April 3, 2005Colton No-Hitter, Slam Lead to SweepAmber Colton pitched the third no-hitter in University of Colorado at Colorado Springs history and belted a grand slam to spur the Mountain Lions to a 9-0 victory over the Nebraska-Kearney Lopers in the first game of Sunday's doubleheader. UCCS won the second game 5-3 to complete the Sunday sweep and finish the four-game set with a 3-1 record.
April 2, 2005Split Halts Six-Game UCCS Win StreakAnne Manning hit a solo home run in the bottom of the sixth inning to give the Nebraska-Kearney Lopers a 2-1 victory in the second game of Saturday's doubleheader at Harvey Park and put an end to the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs' six-game winning streak. The Mountain Lions won the opening game of the four-game set in Kearney, Neb., 6-2.
March 25, 2005Lions Finish Rebel Games with a FlourishJennifer Dykstra hit an RBI double in the bottom of the seventh inning to give the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs a 7-6 victory over the Minnesota-Duluth Bulldogs Friday.
March 24, 2005UCCS Takes Two at Rebel GamesCrystal Krebs drove in 12 runs as the Mountain Lions won two games Thursday at the Rebel Games, beating the Pace Setters 8-0 in a five-inning mercy rule affair, then knocking off the West Virginia Wesleyan Bobcats 8-2.
March 23, 2005UCCS Rally Falls ShortA sixth-inning rally fell short Wednesday as the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs dropped its fourth straight game 9-7 to the Northwest Missouri State Bearcats.
March 22, 2005Lions Drop Opening Pair in FloridaAfter Tuesday's 4-0 loss to No. 19 Florida Southern, University of Colorado at Colorado Springs softball coach Scott Peterson was smiling. To the outsider, such a reaction would seem, at best, puzzling. After all, the Mountain Lions had just lost their second game of the day and been shut out in consecutive games for the first time since March 21, 2002.
March 20, 2005Krebs Slam Helps UCCS Avoid SweepCrystal Krebs hit a grand slam to lead the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs to a 9-1 victory in the opening game of Sunday's doubleheader and avoid a sweep at the hands of the Mesa State Mavericks.
March 20, 2005Shandera's Record Day Lifts UCCS Past RegisLindsay Shandera tied the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs school record by driving in seven runs Wednesday to lift the Mountain Lions to a 9-6 victory over the Regis Rangers.
March 19, 2005UCCS Drops Pair to MesaForget national and regional rankings. After getting swept in Saturday's doubleheader by the Mesa State Mavericks, the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs will have to scramble to achieve a far more humble goal; to qualify for the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference playoffs.
March 12, 2005UCCS Hits Big in Tripleheader SweepIt took until the third inning of its eighth game, but the identity crisis that had dogged the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs so far this season was decisively swept away Saturday.
February 13, 2005Softball Wins Season OpenerIt took the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs softball team six innings to get its offense untracked, but the Mountain Lions still managed a sweep to open the 2005 season.
December 27, 2004Peterson reloads with strong recruiting classFaced with the loss of seven seniors after this season, University of Colorado at Colorado Springs softball coach Scott Peterson knew that the 2004 and 2005 recruiting classes would be pivotal in carrying forward the national ranking that the current Mountain Lions worked so hard to earn.
September 30, 2004Fall ball shows that Lions are loadedCollegiate softball's fall season operates much like pro football's preseason. The games don't count in the standings, so the primary goal is to evaluate talent for the upcoming spring season. After 17 games of evaluation, the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs can be assured of one thing concerning its 2005 softball team.
May 17, 2004Powerful recruiting class bolsters Mountain LionsIf the coaches in the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference and the Southwest Region thought the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs' run to the RMAC title and the regional championship game was a one-time fluke, they'll need to reevaluate that assessment. Not only did the Mountain Lions graduate no seniors, but they also will get back a star pitcher and have signed one of the strongest recruiting classes in school history.
May 8, 2004Softball advances to regional semifinalsSAN ANTONIO - The University of Colorado at Colorado Springs extended its run at the NCAA Division II Regional Softball Tournament by defeating the Tarleton State TexAnns 5-3 Saturday in an elimination game.
May 8, 2004Mountain Lions run out of gasNOTE: The regional tournament wrap up will be posted Sunday evening.SAN ANTONIO - Charlene Berg hit her seventh home run of the season, but that was the lone highlight for the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs as the exhausted Mountain Lions were eliminated from the NCAA Division II South Central Regional Tournament 9-1 Saturday evening.
May 8, 2004Fortune finds Lions in finalsFortune frowned, then smiled, on the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs Saturday afternoon. In the end, though, the Mountain Lions were all smiles on their way to an 8-6 victory over the St. Mary's Lady Rattlers and a shot at the championship game of the NCAA Division II South Central Regional Softball Tournament.With the scored tied at six in the seventh inning, Brenna Pool drilled a double down the left field line that easily scored Charlene Berg. The ball, however, got stuck in the fence and Berg was forced to return to third on the ground-rule double. It seemed as if the fates were against CU-Colorado Springs (39-12) when the next two batters were retired.
May 7, 2004Colton pitches Lions past PioneersSAN ANTONIO - The University of Colorado at Colorado Springs waited 14 seasons to qualify for NCAA Division II South Central Regional Softball Tournament, so a few extra hours wasn't going to make a difference. Amber Colton shook off the affects of a 6½ hour rain delay as the Mountain Lions defeated the Texas Woman's Pioneers 2-1 Friday night to stave off elimination. CU-Colorado Springs will play Tarleton State in yet another elimination game on Saturday at 10:30 a.m. (9:30 MST).
May 6, 2004Lions let top seed escapeSAN ANTONIO - The University of Colorado at Colorado Springs had the biggest fish in the region on the hook and let it get away.Kym Kling hit two home runs, the second a grand slam in the bottom of the sixth inning that keyed a seven-run rally, as the top-seeded St. Mary's Lady Rattlers defeated the No.-5 seeded University of Colorado at Colorado Springs Mountain Lions 11-4 in second round of the South Central Regional Softball Tournament Thursday evening.
May 6, 2004Softball win's regional openerSAN ANTONIO, Texas - The University of Colorado at Colorado Springs infielders have a drill they do prior to each game. Assistant coach Tanya Ramsay hits imaginary balls that the Mountain Lions snag with an assortment of brilliant dives and lunges. It's a particularly appropriate exercise for a team that has been living a fantasy season in 2004.But there was nothing imaginary about what the Mountain Lions did Thursday morning.No. 4 seed CU-Colorado Springs pounded 16 hits to run-rule the No. 5 seed Midwestern State Lady Indians 9-1 in six innings in the opening game of the NCAA Division II South Central Regional Softball Tournament. The Mountain Lions will face top-seed St. Mary's Thursday afternoon at 3 p.m.
May 5, 2004Mountain Lions go from rags to regionals"This is so cool," said University of Colorado at Colorado Springs softball coach Scott Peterson. "I can remember driving to Omaha in those old school vans. It was our only real road trip of the year."Peterson and his Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference champion Mountain Lions were being driven to the airport in one of the school's colorful and comfortable Mountain Lion shuttles on Tuesday. There they boarded an airplane for the flight to San Antonio, Texas, where they will compete in the NCAA Southwest Regional Softball Tournament for the first time.
May 5, 2004Regional tournament previewSAN ANTONIO - There were many familiar faces when the participants of the NCAA Division II Southwest Regional Softball Tournament gathered at St. Mary's University for the annual pre-event meetings. There was also one unexpected party crasher.
May 3, 2004Softball sweeps RMAC awardsWith a conference championship already in hand, the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs softball team garnered even more honors on Monday as seven Mountain Lions were named All-Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference.
May 1, 2004Mountain Lions are RMAC CHAMPS!!!Saturday was the day the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs had been waiting for, and when Amber Colton snagged a line drive to close out the Regis Rangers it ended in jubilation the Mountain Lions have dreamed about.CU-Colorado Springs beat Regis 6-3 in the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference Tournament championship game, giving the Mountain Lions softball team its first conference championship.
April 30, 2004Mountain Lions win RMAC opner, spank HighlandsThe University of Colorado at Colorado Springs won its first game of the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference Tournament as they run ruled the New Mexico Highlands Cowgirls 9-1 Friday afternoon at 4-Diamonds Sports Complex.
April 21, 2004Softball grabs records, RMAC crownThe University of Colorado at Colorado Springs clinched the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference regular-season softball title Wednesday with a doubleheader sweep of the Colorado State-Pueblo Thunderwolves at Four-Diamonds Sports Complex.CU-Colorado Springs (31-10, 23-3 RMAC) beat CSU-Pueblo (12-29, 9-20) 10-0 in five innings in the first game and 6-5 in eight innings in the nightcap. The Mountain Lions will host the RMAC championship tournament on April 30-May 1.
April 18, 2004Mountain Lions get the message from Fort LeiwsThe University of Colorado at Colorado Springs received a wake-up call from the Fort Lewis Skyhawks in Game 1 on Sunday.The Mountain Lions showed in Game 2 that they got the message. CU-Colorado Springs (29-10, 21-3 Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference) rebounded after losing Game 1 3-1 to spank the Skyhawks 11-3 in Game 2.
April 17, 2004Mountain Lions take two from RegisThe University of Colorado at Colorado Springs got one step closer to winning the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference after sweeping the Fort Lewis Skyhawks Saturday afternoon at 4-Diamond Sports Complex.The Mountain Lions (28-9, 20-2 RMAC) got two stellar pitching performances, winning Game 1 5-4 behind Amber Colton, and Game 2 2-0 behind Brenna Pool.
April 15, 2004Mountain Lions split with Utah Valley StateBrittni Carlson's single to center drove in Kara Rainey in the bottom of the ninth inning to lift University of Colorado at Colorado Springs to a dramatic 5-4 win over the Utah Valley State Wolverines in Game 1 of a two-game set Thursday evening at Four Diamonds Sports Complex.Division I Utah Valley State (16-11) came back to win Game 2, out-bashing the Mountain Lions 9-6.
April 14, 2004Shandera, Carlson key sweep of Northern ColoradoWhen a team's top two RBI producers, who happen to also be the top two in the conference in that category, are shut out in a doubleheader against a provisional NCAA Division I opponent, it's a bad thing, right?
March 28, 2004Mountain Lions reamin unbeaten at home, sweep UNKThe University of Colorado at Colorado Springs (23-8, 18-2 Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference) beat the Nebraska-Kearney Lopers (10-17, 9-11) 6-2 and 4-1 Sunday at 4-Diamond Sports Complex to complete a four game weekend sweep.
March 25, 2004Lions leave Tucson on high noteCrystal Krebs hit two more home runs and drove in a combined 10 runs as the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs softball team finished its Spring Break trip to Tucson with a pair of wins on Thursday.
March 24, 2004Softball earns split with No. 5-ranked BakersfieldUniversity of Colorado at Colorado Springs softball coach Scott Peterson summed it up best following his team’s 6-2 victory over the No. 5-ranked Cal State-Bakersfield Roadrunners.
March 23, 2004Krebs sets homer mark in victoryIt only took Crystal Krebs 18 games to make her first mark on the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs record book.
March 23, 2004Simon Fraser far from simpleThe 2004 version of the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs softball team has already proven itself to be among the elite of the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference. Tuesday, in the Mountain Lions' opening game at the Tucson (Ariz.) Games, they got to see how they stack up on a much larger stage.
March 21, 2004Mountain Lions split with MinesThe University of Colorado at Colorado Springs Mountain Lions did something Sunday that they hadn’t done in nearly a month. They lost a game.
March 20, 2004Mountain Lions keep on rolling, take two from OrediggersScott Peterson knew the Mountain Lions were going to be good. But he never expected this.
March 17, 2004Softball wins school-record 10th straightThe University of Colorado at Colorado Springs softball team set a new team record by winning its 10th straight game after a two-game sweep of the Colorado State-Pueblo Thunderwolves Wednesday night at Pueblo.
March 14, 2004Mountain Lions sweep Mavericks, remain atop RMAC standingsOn Saturday the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs softball team proved it could beat perennial Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference powerhouse Mesa State.
March 7, 2004Mountain Lions complete four game sweep of AdamsThe University of Colorado at Colorado Springs (6-5, 5-1 Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference) won both games Sunday to complete a four game-sweep of the Adams State Grizzlies (2-20, 0-8 RMAC) in Alamosa. The Mountain Lions won the opener 11-3 then held on for a 4-3 win in Game 2.
March 6, 2004Mountain Lions take two behind Colton and PoolThe University of Colorado at Colorado Springs (4-5, 3-1 Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference) got stellar pitching performances from Amber Colton and Brenna Pool as the Mountain Lions swept the Adams State Grizzles (2-18, 0-6) 12-0, 3-2 Saturday in Alamosa.
February 28, 2004Softball splits conference openerThe University of Colorado at Colorado Springs softball team opened its conference schedule with a split on the road against the Fort Hays State Tigers Saturday. The Mountain Lions won the first game 2-1, then dropped the nightcap 2-0.
February 6, 2004Softball wins opener, splits first day of tourneyThe University of Colorado at Colorado Springs softball team had plenty to overcome in its season-opening game against the Eastern New Mexico Zias Friday at the Las Vegas RMAC/Lone Star Classic.
February 5, 2004Softball team primed for encoreLast year, the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs softball team did something it had never done before - win a Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference playoff game. So what can the Mountain Lions and coach Scott Peterson do for an encore?
June 23, 2003Mountain Lions sign two recruitsThe University of Colorado-Colorado Springs softball team signed two key additions for the 2003-2004 season. Crystal Krebs, from Loveland, Colo., will rejoin former battery mate Amber Colton on the Mountain Lions team. Krebs is a transfer from Division I Texas-Arlington where she was named third-team All-Conference. While playing high school softball in Colorado, Krebs was an All-Colorado selection her junior and senior years while teaming with Colton at Loveland High School.
May 5, 20032003 softball season recapCU-Colorado Springs made school history this season by becoming the first softball team to ever win a Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference playoff game. Amber Colton threw a complete game two-hitter and Brittni Carlson drove in a run and scored another to lead the Mountain Lions to a 2-1 victory over New Mexico Highlands in the opening round of the RMAC Tournament.
March 13, 2003CU-Colorado Springs takes two from MesaSometimes the best things come when you least expect them.
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